Tag Archive: Work Tasters

Work Taster experience leads to career opportunity for Simon

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Simon Jukes was studying for a Masters degree in History when he decided to apply for a GO Wales Work Taster in Marketing and PR to gain further experience in that field.  Simon… Continue reading

Katy reflects on her GO Wales Taster experience at Petersens PR!

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Petersens PR, based in Cardiff, recently took on Journalism and Media student Katy Harries as part of a GO Wales Taster. Katy tells us a little more about how the experience has helped… Continue reading

Preparing for the working world: Top Tips on gaining work experience this term

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A new academic term has started and many students will be thinking about how they can reap the rewards of a £9000 annual investment. With one in five graduates struggling to gain work… Continue reading

My fantastic HR experience!

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By Tasmin Leighton My GO Wales Work Taster was a 10 day experience as a HR Office Assistant at Aberyswyth University. I didn’t know too much about HR or what went on behind the scenes… Continue reading

Putting the Theory into Practice…My first few weeks at Petersens PR

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By Matt Grindulis, BSc International Management undergraduate After finishing the first year of my ‘BSc International Management’ degree, in which I was introduced into many parts of business (including PR) I thought I… Continue reading

Why work experience matters! An interview with Business Student Chris Wilding

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Chris Wilding who is currently studying a BSc Hons degree in Business Economics at Swansea University completed a GO Wales Work Taster at Business Sense, Swansea last year. What activities did you undertake… Continue reading

My Work Tasters- Chloe Hibbert

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Interview with Chloe Hibbert How did you find out about GO Wales Work Tasters? Chloe Hibbert: I found out about GO Wales through the Cardiff University Careers Service, and immediately signed up online… Continue reading

Learn new skills during a Work Taster

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Joanna Slodkowska-Hugues designed this image whilst on a GO Wales Work Taster with View Creative in Conwy using the Photoshop skills she developed during the experience.

Media students create film to celebrate 160 years of YMCA

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Media Studies students Chelsea Harrington and Mathew Robson created a short film whilst on a GO Wales work taster; this was part of an exhibition of photographs and memorabilia mapping the YMCAs work and achievements… Continue reading

Nominate an employer for a Work Experience Award

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The National Council for Work Experience Awards celebrate the achievements of organisations across the UK whose placement schemes are a shining example of what work experience is all about. If you are a… Continue reading